It is well known that men and women use a wide variety of physical gestures while meeting somebody. Most gestures are used unknowingly. The outcome of a first encounter will depend on your ability to transmit and receive the right combination of signals. Here are some basic rules that will help you read these signals.
Raised eyebrows. When we see a person that we consider attractive, we begin raising and lowering our eyebrows. If the person also feels drawn to you, his eyebrows will also start going up and down. This gesture lasts only 1/5 of a second but it takes place all the time, with people of both sexes and all ages. This "eye making" can be easily left unnoticed, but if you do notice it, you will certainly be given 100% of the person’s attention.
Slightly opened lips. If a person likes you, his or her lips automatically open the moment your eyes meet.
Adjusting the clothes. If a man is adjusting his tie, he really hopes that you will notice it. He may also sleek his hair, pull down his jacket, see if his lapels are in the right place. When a man is playing with the buttons of his jacket he’s probably nervous. Using this gesture he’s also trying to demonstrate his subconscious wish to get undressed for you. The next stage is when he takes his jacket off and places his arms on his hips. If he has used all these gestures, it means he’s already imagining your shoes under his bed.
Playing with the hair. In order to show her sympathy towards a man, a woman makes a movement with her head to get her hair off her face. She may also move it aside with her hand. She tries to send the same signal by licking her lips. By the way, men also like sprucing up while talking to a woman. At the same time a woman will never miss a chance to count the number of times a man sleeks or bristles up his hair during the conversation.
Crossing the legs. If the toes of a person’s shoes are pointed at you, he or she is certainly interested in you. If you point your knee towards the person you’re interested in, you’ll demonstrate that you’re ready for a closer relationship. One of the most captivating poses is when a woman is sitting with her legs crossed under herself and her knees are exposed to the person she’s talking to. It means she’s wants a man to take more decisive steps.
Playing around with cylindrical objects. A man, as well as a woman, when excited, will definitely find a glass or even a fork to stroke it or to touch it with his fingers. Cylindrical objects remind men of the woman’s breasts, and the women of the man’s genitals. Woman’s wrist has always been considered one of the erogenous zones. When a woman is interested in a man she’ll try to keep her palms and her wrists in the man’s sight.
Touching the face. If a person is interested in you, he’ll keep touching his chin, his ears and his cheeks. It means that he or she is subconsciously fixing the lies. This is a combination of nervous and autoerotic actions. When we’re interested in somebody, our lips and the lower part of the face become very sensitive to stimulation. If you’re smoking, you’ll begin inhaling more often. If you’re drinking something, you’ll begin taking more sips. You enjoy touching your lips, and what is more, you let the other person know that a kiss is not far off.
The leading hand. It is a good sign if a man is holding you by the elbow or by the shoulder. In the first place, it is a good way to lead you through the crowd. Secondly, this way he can be sure that you don’t get lost. Thirdly, this will frighten away the other men: after all, you already have one by your side. Fourthly , this lets him accidentally touch you … All in all, it’s a good gesture.
He‘s offering you his sweater or his coat. Few men would be very glad that a woman came back from a date wearing somebody else’s jacket, even if otherwise she would have died from cold. Men offer their jackets or sweaters to women because it’s a defensive, sexual and proprietorial gesture. He’s saying “What is mine, is also yours ” (and otherwise ). At first the jacket smells of him, and then it smells of you. Eventually, by giving it to you, he’ll have one more cause to appear on the scene again, at least to get back what belongs to him.